Ball State Cardinals (10-3)

Muncie, Indiana

Association: NCAA (10-3 record in association)

Association Subdivision: FBS (9-3 record in association subdivision)

Conference: Mid-American Conference (7-1 record in conference)

Competitive Rank (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #43 (0.418)

Schedule Strength (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #119 (0.600)

Point Margin Rank (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #42 (0.208)


Scheduled Results
DATE OPPONENT OPP* RESULT GAME RATING
Aug 29, 2013 Illinois State
(NCAA FCS #61)
5-5 W 51-28 +0.418
Sep 7, 2013 Army
(NCAA FBS #111)
3-8 W 40-14 +0.591
Sep 14, 2013 @ North Texas
(NCAA FBS #40)
8-4 L 34-27 -0.334
Sep 21, 2013 @ Eastern Michigan
(NCAA FBS #117)
2-9 W 51-20 +0.679
Sep 28, 2013 Toledo
(NCAA FBS #60)
7-4 W 31-24 +0.714
Oct 5, 2013 @ Virginia
(NCAA FBS #102)
2-9 W 48-27 +0.770
Oct 12, 2013 Kent State
(NCAA FBS #97)
4-7 W 27-24 +0.684
Oct 19, 2013 @ Western Michigan
(NCAA FBS #120)
1-10 W 38-17 +0.668
Oct 26, 2013 @ Akron
(NCAA FBS #85)
5-6 W 42-24 +0.703
Nov 6, 2013 Central Michigan
(NCAA FBS #87)
6-5 W 44-24 +0.591
Nov 13, 2013 @ Northern Illinois
(NCAA FBS #23)
11-2 L 48-27 -0.387
Nov 29, 2013 Miami (OH)
(NCAA FBS #124)
0-11 W 55-14 +0.654
Jan 5, 2014 Arkansas State
(NCAA FBS #55)
@ Mobile AL
7-5 L 23-20 -0.313
*minus head-to-head play

Strength Scale
Conference Rankings
East Division Competitive Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
47Bowling Green10-40.407
70Buffalo8-50.287
79Ohio7-60.232
85Akron5-70.161
97Kent St4-80.051
122Massachusetts1-11-0.222
124Miami (OH)0-12-0.299
West Division Competitive Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
23N Illinois12-20.532
43Ball St10-30.418
60Toledo7-50.340
87C Michigan6-60.143
117E Michigan2-10-0.137
120W Michigan1-11-0.203

East Division Schedule Strengths
RKPROGRAMOPP*RATING
61Akron78-630.805
77Kent St76-640.769
93Massachusetts74-680.729
97Ohio71-800.724
101Miami (OH)64-760.708
115Buffalo66-830.632
116Bowling Green70-900.629
West Division Schedule Strengths
RKPROGRAMOPP*RATING
49Toledo86-580.829
80E Michigan73-670.757
86W Michigan69-700.737
117N Illinois75-870.626
119Ball St61-850.600
121C Michigan61-800.582
*record minus head-to-head play

East Division Point Margin Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
12Bowling Green10-40.330
29Buffalo8-50.231
71Ohio7-60.109
87Kent St4-80.057
102Akron5-70.000
122Massachusetts1-11-0.153
124Miami (OH)0-12-0.214
West Division Point Margin Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
31N Illinois12-20.229
42Ball St10-30.208
70Toledo7-50.124
86C Michigan6-60.059
119W Michigan1-11-0.126
121E Michigan2-10-0.142

State Rankings
State of Indiana CFB Competitive Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Notre Dame9-40.580
2Ball State10-30.418
3Indiana5-70.260
4Purdue1-11-0.080
5Wabash College9-1-0.081

State of Indiana CFB Schedule Strengths
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOPP RECORD*RATING
1Purdue87-560.940
2Notre Dame93-640.923
3Indiana86-580.919
4Ball State61-850.600
5Indiana State59-760.150
*minus head-to-head play

State of Indiana CFB Point Margin Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Notre Dame9-40.214
2Ball State10-30.208
3Indiana5-70.128
4St Josephs (IN)8-3-0.016
5Wabash College9-1-0.037
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